Event aims to connect local food producers with restaurant chefs and managers
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Local food producers, artisans, chefs and restaurant managers are invited to get to know each other in a casual setting and develop new business opportunities for their farms and businesses during the first annual Farm-Chef-Fork Moab chef-producer mingle.

The event, sponsored through a collaborative program with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Utah State University Extension, Slow Food Utah and the Youth Garden project, will be held Monday, Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Youth Garden, 530 South 400 East.

“The mingle will enhance community vitality and reduce food miles by connecting Moab producers and restaurants,” organizers said in a news release.

The event is free of charge, but producers and artisans must register in advance, according to the news release. Registration can be done online at http://extension.usu.edu/sustainability/ htm/programs/utah-farm-chef-fork.

Participants are encouraged to bring 50 bites or samples of products to demonstrate, if appropriate, and any additional information they would like to distribute. Tables will be provided at the event.

For more information, contact Roslynn Brain at 435-797-3313 or email roslynn.brain@usu.edu.

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